Is it Impossible to get In?

Have College Admissions become more Difficult? I think if this question were asked of the general public, we would hear a resounding, “Yes!”  But in reality, I don’t think this is true.  Let’s look at a few facts: 1) according to census data, the population of...

College Admission Rule Changes

Generally speaking, I like change.  I’m known to re-paint a room a totally different color, trade in a not-so-old-car on a whim or put a new photo on my screensaver, within a moment’s notice.  Shaking things up is a good thing, I think.  But, I’m afraid I’m having a...

College Visits

Visiting colleges can be an overwhelming part of the college selection process for both parents and students alike.  With over 3,800 colleges in the country how do you know where to start and what do you look for?  There is so much to know about each school  –...

Reporting Test Scores: A Primer

Which test scores should I self-report? How do I report them? Do I have to send official score reports and when? What is a “superscore”? Can I use one? What is “Score Choice”? Handling test scores has gotten complicated. Read on for an...